The Mineola Monitor (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 8, 1931 Page: 1 of 8
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A NEWSPAPER. "OF THE PEOPLE. BY THE PEOPLE AND FOR THE PEOPLE"
IVONEOLA, WOOD COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1931
The Merry Maids and Matrons
lb entertained with their an-
lai New Year's dinner party last
iay evening at the home of
J and Mrs. H. O. Rogers. A three
ae turkey dinner was -served
to the following: Mr. and Mrs. C.
/elle, Mrs. Hope Dozier, Mr.
ie Dossier, Mrs. D. S. Lank-
t. Sr., Jvllss Austin of Ft. Worth,
and Mrs. Taylor Greer, Mr.
Mrs. E. B. Qullum, Dr. and
;R. H. Coleman, Mr. and Mrs.
Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. R.
iway, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. McClen-
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cage, Mr.
Mrs. ,H. L. Lott, Mr. and Mrs.
Pegues, Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Kitchens
Mrs. A. J. Henry.
* * *
Mi. and Mrs. Taylor Greer en-
led their dinner club last
__ evening at their lovely
home on Sycamore street. Those
t included: Mr. and Mrs.
Meredith, Dr. and Mrs. A.
ttchanan, Mr. and Mrs. Jon.
11, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Cul-
and Mr. and Mrs. Paul D.
The honors for high score
to Mr. and Mrs. Cullum.
* * *
V and Mrs. Abo Wood enter-
their dinner club last Sat-
evening with a quail sup-
The guests were: Mr. and
on^ Russell, Mr. and Mrs. E.
am, Mr. and Mrs. Ben
fir. and Mrs. T. H. Peter-
. and Mrs. B. A. Brooks,,
Bomar and Mr. C. Jones
las, and Mr. and Mrs. S. R.
Honors for high score
Mrs. Russell for the la-
id Mr. Cooper for the men.
* * *
Max Ray entertained five
t ltfsfc Friday after-
country home of her
Mrs. Copeland, near Lin-
The guest list included Mrs.
The Texas Railroad Commission
has. in order to allow the rail-
roads to compete with the truck
lines in cotton shipments into
Corpus Christi, Galveston, Hous-
ton, Texas City and Beaumont, is-
sued the following extended order:
"It is ordered by the Railroad
Commission of Texas that the rate
on cotton, now in effect and es-
tablished for observance by rail
carriers for the purpose of meet-
ing, motor truck competition under
the provisions of Exceptions Nos.
20 and 21, Section 3 of Commodity
Tariff No. 1-G (revised), as es-
tablished by Railroad Freight Cir-
culars Nos. 6486 and 8489. and
amendments thereto, be and the
same is hereby extended from
midnight Jan. 9, 193:1, to midnight
May 27, 1931.
County Chairman P.T.
A. Issues Statement
TAKES OFFICE! MM ES8UHG
Friday January 9th is set aside
for the P. T. A. drive for member-
ship with Mrs. H. O. Rogers as
Chairman. Each and every one
mil have a chance to join the As-
isociation and we want to explain
the reason for same We have a
neighbor town not so large as ours
with 275 members in their P. T. A.
and we need you as members, for
there is no organisation that does
more for the child than the P.T.A
We have bought a beautiful mid-
get piano for the school. Every
child gets the benefit of it, every
child enjoys the sweet tones of
this little piano, and we are now
urging you to join us financially,]
if you cannot be there at the j
meetings and help us pay for the i
piano and have enough left to'
beautify our school grounds. 25c j
is the dues. This goes to the State j
and treasury for our special use
so when the committee visits you
Mineola High School basket ball
team, boys and girls, will invade
the village of Leesburg. over in
Camp county, Friday night for a
Leesburg, a natural basketball
town, always boasts strong court
teams, and this year is by no
means an exception. These teams
were training for basketball long
before the Jacket football season
MAN AND BOOZE
Sheriff Wesley Taylor who went I
into office Thursday January 1st., j
took hold of affairs just like an:
Pershing WFAA Sat-
urelay 10:l£ P. M.
DISTRICT JUDGE RUSSELL
Hon. Walter Russell, Judge of
the Seventh Judicial District ©f
Texas, was inducted into office
January 1st, 1931. Judge Russell
has just completed two terms of
service to the district as District
Attorney and his election to the
Judgeship was well deserved pro-
Judge Russell is a
had ended, and during that time known to the Sheriff's department,
have played several games.
Coaches Copass and Rogers are
working their charges overtime in
order to have them in shape for
the Leesburg contests, Friday,
which will be the first game of
the season for the local boys team
Last year the Mineola girls split
a two game series with the Lees-
burg sextet, while the boys did not
play the Camp county loopers dur-
ing their campaign of '30. A num-
ber of court, fans will accompany
the Yellow Jackets on their first
crusade of the basket ball year.
into office Thursday January lst .lRa(y0 Program por
old hand at the business. One I
amoong the first arrests made by
the new Sheriff was to capture
ing of a man near East Point who Immediately after the war we
was in possession of three gallons, were told that we could not get a
of corn liquor, and in the same
connection another arrest will be
made in a few days as the man is
First Baptish Church
R. G. BEHRMAN. Pastor
9:45 a. m.—Sunday School, J. H.
native of shirey> Superintendent.
Wood County, a former resident of
Mineola and his first official act
as District Judge was performed
in this city. The act was to re-
move the disabilities of Livingston
Brawley, a minor, of Upshur
county and his petition was grant-
ed that he might lease certain
property oil development.
11:00 a. m.—Morning Worship.
6:00 p. m.—B.Y.P.U. Services.
7:00 p. m.—Evening Worship.
3:00 p. m.—W. M. S., Mrs. H. O.
7:00 p. m.—Prayer Meeting.
YOU are cordially invited to at-
tend these services. Come and
First Methodist Church bring others wiVu-
Jas. F. Carter, D.D., Pastor
Ldams, Mrs. T. B. Reed, Mrs. your part.
Buchanan, Mrs. Williford,
fH. W. Meredith, Mrs. H. O.
srs, Mrs. D. S. Lankford, Jr.,
Alford Williams, Mrs. J. B.
Jan, Mrs. A. C. Flynt, Mrs. Ray
|ers, Mrs. Roberts, Mrs. S. R.
er, Mrs. Jon. Russell, Mrs. J.
(Cage, Mrs. Abo Woods, Mrs.
jjhes of Tyler, Mrs. Bradshaw of
;r, Mrs. Morris of Lindale, Miss
ris of Lindale. Mrs. Williford
Ie high score, Mrs. Rogers low.
>w Court House
Officials in Charge
ie editor of The Monitor visi-
in Quitman last Saturday and
it some time with the new of-
of the county in their res-
ive o&ices. Hubert
lty attorney; Clifton
lty clerk, W
the ,new o
.. ie N.r E. Sea;
tax collector; .
treasurer, are the
|cials who were
other term. We foun
business of the county and every-
thing seemed to be moving in
perfect harmony, and with clock -
like precision. Wood county citi-
zens are to be congratulated upon
having such a competent corps of
Jlcials in charge of their business
ie county capital.
last Texas Pioneer
-Rev. R. A. Morris, pioneer min-
gter and financier of East Texas,
Tuesday in Jacksonville after
lingering illness of two or three
bars duration. Mr. Morris is
Sunday School, 9:45 a. m., C. I.
Sunday was a very dreary day.
We have as our motto: "Do not
let any girl or boys parents do
more for your girl or boy than you
will do yourself."
"Meaning you," from P. T. A.
Magazine. Mother get to work, get
to work, get to work.
Father don't you shirk, don't you
shirk, don't you shirk.
Down to business, join today.
Gotta Know us right away.
P. T. A.'s in need, is indeed, take
Make the kiddies see, gotter be
the big 3..
Be a sport and see us through.
Make it snappy, meaning you.
Teachers are at wor, are at work,
are at work,
Kiddies are alert, are alert, are
your number meaning you.
exactly how you do;
double quick, make a hit,
to the fore from the home
kiddies shout for joy:
the thing, O boy.
'•going over in beds of
folks are joining everywhere,
Be alert, don't you shirk,
Get to work, see us over.
Got to get over, don't let us j 3rown, H. L. Lott, Hugh Rogers,
down till we're over everwhere, j Hope Dossier, R. E.-McClendon, R.
meaning you. IH. Carraway, E. E. Clemmons, W.
—MRS. FRANCES MICHIAL j L. Smallwood, R. W. Bailey, S. E.
Jennings, C. G. Massengale. J. E.
Following is list of members of
Circle No. 2. ''
Kine, Superintendent, Truman j:t rained and was disagreeable all
Jones, Secretary, Mrs. R. C. Dean,|day lonS- Sunday ni§ht a ne*'
| norther blew up which is very cold
"At 11 a. m. the pastor will! Bro. King filled his appointment
"Some Fine' Sunday at eleven. The rain kept
District Court Jurors
List of jurors drawn ro:
February term of District Co
be held at Quitman.
E. J. McCrary, Quitman.
John T. RobinsgggN&oJden
Terrell Kitchepp*: Yantis.
H. L. Cannaday^Winnsboro
J. L. Hartsfield, Minieola
John Smith, Hawkins
C. C. Shields, Pine Mills
W. O. Bailey, Peach
V. D. Byron. Perryville
C. D. Streety, Crow
J. B. Brogden, WinnSboro.
Jess White, Rock^ Hill
J. E. Wells, Redland
John Cox, Little Hope
H. W. Tinney, Stout
Things for the New Year. The
choir will render special music.
Mrs. Alford Williams, pianist.
The W. M. S. will have charge
of the evening services, 7:15. The
installation of the new officers by
the pastor. There will be appropri-
ate music. Come.
Junior League 5 p. m., Mrs. W.
X.. Smallwood and Mrs. F. M. Ray.
Hi-League 6:15 p. m., Mrs. T. W.
George and Mrs. H. A. Bowdoin.
Senior League 6:15 p. m. Leon
W. M. S. Monday 3 p. m. All
the new officers present.
Prayer meeting Wednesday
night 7:15. Come. May the New
Year bring to you all that is hap-
piest and* most prosperous.
us from having services Sunday
Mr. Will Dawson of Wortham
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
W. L. Hunter and family. It was
the first time in 14 years they had
seen each other. He was a very
Miss Marie Fouse had all the
young folks at her home Sunday
for dinner. All report a fine time.
Mrs. M. E. Hunter spent Friday
with Mrs. Clarence Haley.
Mr. Fred Waters and family
from near Jamestown moved into
our community last week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. MaGee spent
Saturday and Sunday with friends
near East Point.
Mrs. W. J. Head spent Friday
with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Fulgham.
Mrs. R. G. Maclin visited her
sister Sunday, Mrs. Ivan Vickery.
Mrs. Waters returned to her
home at Swann last Monday after
a weeks visit with Mr. and Mrs
The Woman's Missionary Society
met Monday afternoon at the
Church for the first business j Geor§e Waters.
meeting of the year. -New circles J Mrs- Ga^ton and ^•ugh-
were formed with the following jter spent Wednesday and ihurs-
members: Circle No. 1. Mesdames day . with Mrs. George Minshew.
Mrs. Jack Stroud spent Saturday
Petit Jury, First Week
E. K. James, Winnsboro
Arlin Boyd", Cartwright.
J. J. Breeiv, Mineola-''
E. C. RagsdVe, Stout
W. A. Burks, 'Cartwright
Albert Blalo<Sk, Quitman
J. F. Dial, Rock Hill
A. J. Peddie, Yantis
C. W. Rabb," Winnsboro.
C. I. Kine, Mineola
C. O. Laminack, Winnsboro
H. G. Puckett, Mineola '
Frank Morrison, Hawkins
E. G. Moseley, Mineola
Ed Hornbuckle, Winnsboro
E. Hamrick, Quitman
O E. Galaway, Coke
D. V. Wagoner, Pine Mills
A. A. Moorrison, Alba i
E. H. Pittman, Pleasant' Grove
C. E. Dunshoe, Crow
Troy Jaco, Pine Mills
C. P. Doodgen, Yantis
J. D. Benton, Coke
S. B. Richardson, Quitman
J. 11. Highnote, Winnsboro
Jim Ingram, Rock Hill
J. W. Reitch, Hainesville •
R. W. Lindley, Hainesville -*'
W. J. Reed, Rock Hill
Sam White, Quitman
Ralh Newman, Winnsboro
J. H. Addie, Mineola
M. A. Hudsoon, Quitman
J. R. Shields, Pine Mills
proper view of the war because
we were too close to it.
Now a?#dozen years after the
war our'Commander "Black Jack"
Pershitig is going to let us in
thesjinside. No hearsay rumors,
but the real dope from G. HjjjJ.
Pershing is going to publish 'his
To honor the "old man" ~,We
thought- it would be nice to thriftw
a Radio Party for him on the eve
of his jump-off. Department Cotfc
mander Hal Brennan, of the
American Legion, Gen. Jno. A.
Hulen, will speak briefly and there
b? i musical program of real
wartime music that will make a
direct hit on your eardrums.
Don't forget, WFAA, 800 kilo-"
cycles, Saturday 1Q:15 P. M., just
following Amos and Andy. Tell
all the boys to tune in, and to put
it in the local paper. Let us know
if you are enjoying the program.
JOE M. HILL,
Department Judge Advocate, Dal-
Sam Jones, C.xD. Coleman, W. P.
Wanen, L. C. Jennings, John Han-
ison, J. B. Cowan, B. A. Parrish,
A. L. Davis, T. M. Kerbow, J. E.
National thrift week is from Jan
17 to 23. All schools should have
programs on some pageant in Jan-
uary P. T. A. Wood County is still
behind, only 2 P. T. A.s organized
the jfest 3 months, but they are
splendid ones and are doing fine
W$h a New Year resolution lets
organize at once, and by orgainz-
with Mrs. Howell Smith.
Mrs. L. C. Wheeler had the mis-
fortune one day last week by get-
ting her rib broke. She fell into
the porch. •. *
Louis Hunter went to Jackson-
ville Tuesday (today) on business.
Notice Tomato Growers
known in Mineola and;ing have the honor of one of the
lout East Texas. He was a \\
of Charlie Morris of
ro and an uncle of Alf
/ell known banker of
fcrris College of Jackson-
lamed for him and the
cyices were held Wed-
ing in the library of
: n: ;.b i
it organizations in the state
as. Help to uplift the home,
church and community,
ip.eai is out from Mrs. Moore,
'" district President of De-
fer every school in the
organize at once. Ool-
As the time has arrived for us
Mesdames N. H. Anderson, Mike' to know whether or not the far-
Nuss, W. E. Graham,'. Ed Leach, jmers will plant tomatoes this sea-
Pendleton, Virgil Shipp, Nat Vance sdn, we hereby call those interest-
R. H. Coleman, L. A. Horton, Roy; ed to meet at the office of the
Dean, E. A. Reeves, A. R. Cline,; Chamber of Commerce Saturday
Ellis Felts, W. A% Williamson, R. D. j afternoon at 2:30. References on
Adrian, J. E. Williamson, Grady the party proposing to help in the
Rape, Robert Mayo, Clarence Jen-undertaking are in our possession
n.'ngs, Irvin Kine, F. C. Reneau, C.land"will be inspected and passed
H Revelle, Grover Williams, Ross J upon. &nd action you deem advis-
Lukenbill, J. F. Carter. . able wifij. be taken at the meeting.
Circle No. 1 meets Monday af- j Something must b\? done NOW
tcrnoon January 12 with Mrs. J. if we plar\t tomatoe:
Brown. I Let us urge you to
Circle No, 2 meets with Mrs. C. j meeting in person an
' f^esident T
Petit Jury, Second Week
O. E. Ferguson, Mineola
A. McWhorter, Quitman
W. J. Campbell, Yantis
V. T. Cassell, Stout
G. A. Whitworth, Oak Grove
R. C. Beard, Winnsboro
W. M. Lloyd Jr., Rock Hill
Arthur McWright, Quitman
J, W. Browning, Stout
Tom Sikes, Hainesville
J. M. McAfee, Winnsboro
A. J. Hoorton, Quitman
W. A. Motes, Alba
W. C. Dodgen, Winnsboro
Joel Gilbreath, Quitman
R. F. Conger, Quitman
W R- Darby, Winnsboro
R. R. Bridges, Rock Hill
T. L. Denton, Quitman
W. E. Lott, Jr., Mineola
W. M. Pritchett, Mineola
J. A. Bellomy, Stout
J. R. Fcfuse, Mineola
J. A. Harris, Pleasant Grove
T. L. Johnson, Yantis
j. D. Harris, Mineola.
F. E. Shamburger, Pine Mills
T. A. Collins, Mineola
A. W. Fulcher, Mineola
C. M. Laminack, Winnsbo^
J. M. White, Rock Hill W
C. A.' Thackei, Perryville
A. C. Flynt, Mineola
T. R. McKee. Yantis
E. M. Abercumbie, .Cartwright
J. W. Pritchett. Wifmsboro
P. L. Ray, Crow
Bob Taylor, Quitman
* >• .
..Af. Tyler Friday
Departifl^fct Commander Hal C.
Brennan; o£. Austin is makihg a
brief tojir of East Texas this Week
and wall be .gueSt. of- Favre Bal8>
win Po$^ No: '12-at Tyler FridayT
Commander Brennan will be ac- '
companied' by Department Service
Officer W. S. GdOde, also of Aus-
tin. They will be at the Black- T*
stcne Hotel Friday afternoon and
evening and.'are anxious to Bieet
all ex-service men having adjusted
compensation claims against the
Post Commanders and Adju-
tants from the several posts in
the district are expected to be
present. A delegation of JLegion-
naires from Luckett Cochmn Pi
Mineola, win attend.
One of the most significant
movements which has ever been
launched in Mineola is that which
is rapidly taking shape looking
toward the setting up of a United
Charities organization. A number
of preliminary meetings have been,
held. " •
Too long our charity work in
Mineola has been handled in a
haphazard way. The merchants in
the business section of the city
have practically carried the load
and met the situation alone. The
new organization will make it
community-wide affair. A definite
sum for the year's work will be
raised and a thoroughly compe-
tent and trustworthy committee
will have charge the distribu-
tion of same ^
This new. method will do two
things—it will guarantee to the
doners of the fund the accom-
plishment of the greatest good to
th^ greatest number and will fin-
ally yid our little city of the all-
too-steady-stream of professional
A more detailed statement will
be given to the press next week,
Help Mineola put over this wor-
R. G. BEHRMAN,
For the Committee on Publicity
Miss Lueile Schneider of Dallas
spent several days last week vis-
iting at the home of her uncle. E
E D. Pollard,.Quitman
Bryan Zeigler, Quitman
J. H. Hester, Perryville
W. A. Goldsmith, Rock Hirf
H. C. Blankenship, Mineola
R. M. Patrick, Winnsboro-
J. D. Buchanan. Yantis
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